A tragic collision between a car and a teen pedestrian resulted in the tragic death of 14-year-old girl Savannah Barry Calvert in Limerick City Center last night. Read on to learn what happened to Savannah Barry Calvert and how the tragic car accident that killed her took place.
Savannah Barry Calvert was a local pedestrian in the area. Gardai are investigating the case and urging for people to come in with evidence to help the little girl get justice. If you or anyone you know have any information about the tragedy, you can contact the respective officers.
Who was Savannah Barry Calvert?
Savannah Barry Calvert was a 14-year-old girl from Fairview Crescent in the Garryowen area of Limerick City. She was the daughter of the late Jackie Barry and the sister of Sophie and Kadie Barry. Her mother passed away in December last year after a prolonged illness.
Born in 2009, Savannah Barry Calvert was a teen girl who was interested in boxing. She recently completed her middle school education. She was an active social media user and had an account on Facebook and Snapchat.
Unfortunately, Savannah Barry Calvert has been identified as the girl who died in the Limerick City Center car accident on August 16, 2023.
Savannah Barry Calvert Car Accident: What Happened?
A tragic road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian occurred at around 11:40 PM last night on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, in the Bank Place area of Limerick City. A 14-year-old girl named Savannah Barry Calvert died in the fatal car accident.
Following the crash, the teen girl was rushed to the University Hospital Limerick where she succumbed to the serious injuries sustained in the accident. A Garda Press Office spokesperson has shared the following statement about the distressing incident:
“The pedestrian, a female youth in her teens, was taken to University Hospital Limerick with serious injuries where she has since passed away. No other injuries to persons were reported during the course of this collision.”
Investigation for Savannah Barry Calvert Car Accident Continues
An investigation is going on about the fatal road traffic collision that killed 14-year-old Savannah Barry Calvert. The road at Bank Place is closed right now with local diversions active.
Motorists accessing the city from the Dublin Road direction or from Corbally can divert via Michael Street by The Granary Building. The diversions will stay active until the current phase of investigation by Gardai is closed.
Appeals are being made for any witnesses of the collision to come forward. Any person who may have camera footage including a dash-cam and was traveling in the Bank Place area between 11 PM and 11:45 PM on Wednesday are requested to share their available footage.
If you have any information or evidence about the accident, you can contact Henry Street Garda station on 061 212 400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.
Savannah Barry Calvert Obituary, Funeral, and Tributes
An obituary for Savannah Barry Calvert is awaited at this time as the family is going through a very tough time. This post will continue to serve as her digital obituary. She was a jubilant girl who was always full of positive energy. Her untimely death is extremely devastating.
Savannah Barry Calvert is survived by her sisters Diane, Deborah, Linda, Stacey, Chloe, Joelene, Denika, and her brothers Dermot, Lee, Richard, Ross, and Kieran.
The funeral arrangements are currently pending. If any information is shared about the same, we will update this section. Tributes have also appeared following the Limerick City tragedy.
“I can’t believe it, my beautiful baby sister, why did it have to be you. What am I gonna do without you? You are all I have. Love you so much Savannah,” her sister Denika wrote in a heartbreaking statement on social media.
Our deepest condolences go to the family, friends, and other loved ones of Savannah Barry Calvert. This is a developing story. We’ll keep adding the latest updates here.